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Infectious Disease ResearchFellows will be introduced to research design, statistics,  and study interpretations, as well as critical review of literature to acquire skills that foster lifelong learning.

Residents in the Department of Internal Medicine, with guidance from faculty members of the Division of Infectious Diseases, have contributed to the writing of manuscripts and publications in peer reviewed journals and have participated in poster presentations at national conferences, including the ACP.

Recently Published Articles

General Infectious Diseases

Naik C, Kulkarni H, Darabi A, Bhanot N. Ochrobactrum anthropi: a rare cause of pneumonia. J Infect Chemother. 2012 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Bhanot N, Haran M, Lodha A, Paul V, Goswami R, Chapnick EK. Physicians' attitudes towards self-treatment of latent tuberculosis. Int J of TB and Lung Dis 2012;16:169-171

Moon J, Smith T, Sahud AG, Bhanot N. An unusual etiology of infective endocarditis: Enterobacter cloacae. J Infect Chemother. 2012 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Bhatia R, Bhanot N. Spondylodiskitis Secondary to Streptococcus equi Subspecies zooepidemicus. Am J Med Sci 2012;343:94-97

Narasimhan S, Aslam S, Lin PH, Bechara CF, Mansouri MD, Darouiche RO. Bacterial translocation across ePTFE vascular graft surfaces. J Infect 2010;60:486-490

Mehta YB, Goswami R, Bhanot N, Mehta Z, Simonelli P. Tsukamurella infection: a rare cause of community acquired pneumonia. Am J Med Sci 2011;341:500-503

Bhanot N, Sahud AG, Bhat S, Lane S, Manyam H, Chan-Tompkins NH. Fever of unknown origin: a case of cardiac myxoma infected with Staphylococcus lugdunensis. South Med J 2010;103:697-700

Goswami R, Cabrera-Kapetanos Y, Gupta MP, Thakkar S, Bhanot N. Necrotic gastric ulcer in an elderly patient: a rare case of gastric zygomycosis. South Med J 2010;103:387-388

Infection Control

Bhanot N, Rao S, Sharma S, Malka ES, Ghitan M, Gupta P, Sahud AG, McCaughey B, Chapnick EK. Effectiveness and Feasibility of using a Physical Barrier Device in Reducing Rates of Microbial Contamination of Sphygmomanometer Cuffs. Journal of Infection Prevention 2011;12:241-245

Sahud AG, Bhanot N, Radhakrishnan A, Bajwa R, Manyam H, Post JC. An electronic hand hygiene surveillance device: a pilot study exploring surrogate markers for hand hygiene compliance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010;31:634-639

Bhat SV, Bhanot N, Chan-Tompkins NH, Sahud AG. Screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: reliability and accuracy. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011;32:97-98

Sahud AG, Bhanot N, Bhat S, Lane S, Bajwa R. Infection prevention education: are we neglecting it? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31:199-201

Sahud AG, Bhanot N. Measuring hand hygiene compliance: a new frontier for improving hand hygiene. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009;30:1132.

Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts (Transplant/ HIV)

Bhanot N, Sokos G, Benza R, Murali S. Concomitant Cat Scratch Disease and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Cardiac Transplant Recipient. Inf Dis Rep 2012;4:3-5

Bhanot N, Murali S. An Occult Focus of Infection in a Cardiac Transplant Recipient. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, in press.

Bhanot, Nitin MD; Badem, Olga MD; Mathew, Liby MD; Haran, Mehandi MD. Mycobacterium africanum Presenting as a Brain Mass. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2008;16: 327-329

Nitin Bhanot, MD, Preeti Nautiyal, MD, Ankur Lodha, MD, and Edward K. Chapnick, MD. Hepatobronchial Fistula due to Mycobacterium avium intracellulare in a Patient With AIDS. Infect Dis Clin Pract 2008;16:258-260

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